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Trafalgar Capital taps UBS exec for Asian expansion

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Mick Millard, who headed up UBS’s Australian equities sales desk in New York, will manage the firm’s recently launched Hong Kong office.

Mick Millard, who headed up UBS’s Australian equities desk in New York, is leaving the firm to join $600 million Trafalgar Capital Management’s recently opened Hong Kong office. Millard is set to join the firm on May 10 as a senior portfolio manager overseeing the firm’s pan-Asian investments.

Trafalgar Capital Management is unrelated to Trafalgar Asset Managers, both of which are based in London.

Trafalgar Capital, a long/short equity strategy, invests globally, and until now has only made opportunistic investments in Asian and Australian markets. With the opening of the Hong Kong office, Trafalgar is looking to increase